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Biscuit festival celebrates fifth year in downtown Knoxville

[caption id="attachment_9336" align="aligncenter" width="430"] A baker prepares her ingredients for the Bisucit Festival. Photo by Ryan McGill.[/caption] Cold weather and a rainy forecast didn’t stop biscuit lovers from coming down to the fifth annual International Biscuit Festival from May 15-18 in downtown Knoxville. [caption id="attachment_9340" align="alignright" width="300"] A baker prepares ingredients. Photo by Ryan McGill.[/caption]  The festival…
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TNJN Spotlight: Knoxville makes centuries-old tradition all its own

  [caption id="attachment_6831" align="aligncenter" width="573"] Old City Java, located on South Central St. in the Old City, has become a mecca of coffee culture in Knoxville, known for both exceptional coffee and a relaxing atmosphere.Marion Kirkpatrick // TNJN[/caption] There is something uniquely divine about drinking the perfect cup of coffee while perched in a cozy…
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Tomato Head renovations give Knoxville an updated classic

[caption id="attachment_6464" align="aligncenter" width="560"] The renovated Tomato Head showcases a new door.[/caption] An expansion at The Tomato Head has given Market Square a new bar and transformed a homegrown favorite into a renovated classic. The Tomato Head began expanding in September 2013 and will be finished during the summer of 2014. The new area, which…
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Downtown bistro brings unique french cuisine to Knoxville

[caption id="attachment_2688" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Coffee and Chocolate Bistro opened in May 2013.Ryan McGill/TNJN[/caption]  C&C Bistro opened in May 2013 off Clinch Ave in Downtown Knoxville. The restaurant brings a uniqueness that some say was long needed.  “I walked in thinking something seemed different," said Caroline McGinnis, a woman eating at C&C Bistro. "I was pleasantly…
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